12.811 Tropical Meteorology
A description of the large-scale circulation systems of the tropical atmosphere and analysis of the dynamics of such systems. Topics include: Radiative-convective equilibrium; the Hadley and walker circulation; monsoons; tropical boundary layers; theory of the response of the tropical atmosphere to localized sea-surface temperature anomalies; intraseasonal oscillations; equatorial waves; El Niño/Southern Oscillation; easterly waves; and tropical cyclones.
12.811 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by K. A. Emanuel.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 54-1623.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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